Private Pesticide Appllicator Training in Houston, MO
A private pesticide appllicator training session will be offered at 6:00 p.m. on February 27th at the University of Missouri Extension Center located in Houston, Mo. The training will last approximately 2 hours. A $12 fee to cover material costs is required.
Agronomy Specialist, Sarah Kenyon, suggests that pesticide applicators look at the expiration date on their licenses to see if they need to recertify. This type of training is required to recertify licenses, which are good for five years.
Seating is limited and persons interested in attending should call (417) 967-4545 to reserve a space.
Tree Pruning Workshop at the Justice Center in Houston, MO
University Of Missouri will host a Tree Pruning Workshop on Thursday, March 6, 2014, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Justice Center in Houston, MO. This workshop is being offered free of charge.
John Avery, Fruit Grower Advisor with MSU Fruit Experiment Station will be the presenter. There will be hands-on demonstrations on pruning techniques for different species of fruit trees; the pruning system for each species; what to remove, what to keep, and what to look for when pruning. Discussion will also include the importance of pruning each year and the recommended tools to use for pruning.
Call the Texas Caounty Extension Center at 417-967-4545 for more information.
South Central Missouri AG News
Logan Wallace, Howell County livestock specialist, and Sarah Kenyon, Oregon County agronomy specialist, will be publishing an online newsletter monthly.To get more information on a topic, contact Logan at firstname.lastname@example.org or Sarah at email@example.com. We hope you enjoy the current newsletter: January 2013 (PDF).